A former Maine West High School soccer coach has been acquitted of misdemeanor battery charges, related to alleged hazing rituals committed by his players, shortly after a judge dismissed a charge of failing to report the hazing.
An unusual twist on Thursday in the hazing trial of a former north suburban soccer coach when the judge hearing the case put the proceedings on hold.
While students at Maine West have said it was their teammates who assaulted them, prosecutors have said the coach was in the room, and did nothing to stop it.
The NFL needs to take action by outlawing hazing entirely.
A recently filed hazing lawsuit claims a Plano High School lawsuit was held down by four other schoolmates, while a fifth student sexually assaulted him in the boy’s locker room.
-Five students at southwest suburban Plano High School are accused of sexual assault and battery over possible hazing incidents.
A 16-year-old boy has come forward with accusations of hazing at Maine West High School– the fifth student athlete to file a lawsuit.
Chicago lawyer Tony Romanucci filed the complaint Monday on behalf of the 16-year-old boy and his parents, none of whom are identified by name.
It was a year ago today when a college student from Palatine headed off to Northern Illinois University for his freshman year.
A former Maine West High School soccer coach has been charged with multiple misdemeanor counts involving the battery and hazing of players on his team.
David Bogenberger, 19, had a blood alcohol level more than four times the legal limit for driving when he died during what authorities said was a hazing ritual at the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at NIU in November.
The man soccer players at Maine West High School have come to know affectionately as “Divo” has given up his fight for the job he lost in a hazing scandal at the northwest suburban school district.
The family of a Northern Illinois University freshman who died in an alcohol-related hazing incident last November filed a lawsuit Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court seeking unspecified damages.
District 207 School Board members on Thursday evening moved to fire a freshman boys soccer coach in connection with the Maine West hazing scandal.
Maine Township School District 207 confirms that subpoenas have been issued by a Cook County grand jury for records from administrators as part of an investigation into allegations of hazing.
Three Northern Illinois University students, facing felony hazing charges in death of a freshman, went before a judge this afternoon.
The Maine Township High School District 207 school board has voted to fire the school’s soccer coach, who has been accused of allowing criminal hazing activities, including the sodomizing of players.
Twenty-two members of a fraternity at Northern Illinois University have been charged in connection with the death of a student from excessive drinking during a hazing ritual last month.
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez wants a “complete and thorough, top-to-bottom” review of alleged hazing abuses at Maine West High School.
Rough horseplay, yes. Sexual misconduct, no. That is the finding of an investigation of off-campus hazing at Hoffman Estates High School involving the boys’ basketball team.